Avon_River,_New_Zealand

Avon River, New Zealand

The Avon River is a river located in Christchurch, New Zealand.

It is known by the Māori as Otakaro or Putare Kamutu. It was named Avon by John Deans in 1848 after the River Avon, Falkirk, Scotland. It flows into the Pacific Ocean via an estuary near Sumner.


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